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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.


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Recent News

Political Science would like to extend a warm welcome to our three (3) new faculty members joining us effective July 1st, 2015.

JACK LUCAS has joined the Department of Political Science as an Assistant Professor.  Dr. Lucas completed his PhD at the University of Toronto in 2014, and just completed his Killam Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta.

Congratulations to Don Barry and Bob Applebaum and Earl Wiseman, "Fishing for a Solution: Canada's Fisheries Relations with the European Union, 1977-2013", is listed in the University of Calgary Press titles garner international attention: North American Society for Oceanic History awards maritime and naval history books, UToday, June 12, 2015. 

Bin Laden had a copy of Barry Cooper's "New Political Religions, or Analysis of Modern Terrorism" on the bookshelf when SEAL team 6 moved in.  

http://www.dni.gov/index.php/resources/bin-laden-bookshelf?start=3

Fishing for a Solution: Canada's Fisheries Relations with the European Union, 1977-2013, by Don Barry, Bob Applebaum and Earl Wiseman, has received the 2015 John Lyman Book Award honourable mention in the "Canadian Naval and Maritime History" category. The John Lyman Book Awards recognize the top books on maritime and naval history.

 Our congratulations to Dave Snow (PhD 2014) was selected by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies/Proquest-UMI Subcommittee of the University of Calgary's Graduate Scholarship Committee as for the 2015 national CAGS-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award Competition.

CONGRATULATIONS to Mark Baron for being awarded an Honourable Mention 2015 Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award. 
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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In the News

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Antonio Franceschet, Symposium Editor's Introduction:"Rethinking states in international politics", Journal of International Political Theory, 2015 11(2):203-205.

Antonio Franceschet, "Theorizing state civil disobedience in international politics", Journal of International Political Theory, 2015 11(2):239-256.

Melanee Thomas has been awarded a 5-year SSHRC Insight Grant for "Psychological Orientations to Politics, Gendered Stereotype Threat, and Democratic Citizenship.   Congratulations!

Joshua D. Goldstein and Robin Blake, 'A (Reconstructed) New Natural Law Account of Sexuate Selfhood and Rape's Harm', The Heythrop Journal, (published online 1 Feb 2015; print forthcoming) (DOI: 10.1111/heyj.12247).

Anthony M Sayers & David Denemark, "Radicalism, Protest Votes and Regionalism: Reform and the Rise of the New Conservative Party". , Canadian Political Science Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014, 3-26. PDF